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Lyft recently put out a report on all of the most visited locations for different cities across the United States in 2017. Check out what the most visited spots were in New York City, and see what an average ride would cost to get to these locations! And, we’ll even tell you which rideshare is the cheapest to get you there!
This very exclusive tapas restaurant is located at 119 Bowery, New York, NY. Vandal is rated 4/5 stars and is a nice spot to get fancy cocktails in a trendy environment. It’s ...read more
Last week, Uber revealed a massive data breach that happened last October. Uber hid the breach from both customers and drivers, and paid the hackers $100,000 to keep quiet.
In October 2016, hackers had access to data on 50 million Uber riders, and 7 million drivers. Uber stated that the information taken from customers included names, email addresses, and phone numbers. As for the drivers, around 600,000 U.S. driver’s license numbers were taken, though no social security numbers or credit card information was compromised.
Uber had a legal obligation to report the hack to regulators and ...read more
Big news in the rideshare industry this week, and this time, it’s all about Lyft. Lyft announced they will be expanding their operations internationally, entering into the Canadian ridesharing market.
Lyft will begin operating in Toronto starting in December of this year, making the city the first that Lyft will operate outside of the United States. Previously Lyft operated in international markets solely through partnerships with existing rideshare companies present in the market. It’s no secret this strategic move is part of Lyft’s efforts to take on Uber.
Uber already announced that for the first time ever ...read more
Flying cars?! Yes, you heard that right. Uber announced their latest project “Elevate”, their aerial rideshare service. This week Uber executives announced a third city where they will be testing these plane-helicopter hybrid, and by 2020, they hope to be testing in Los Angeles, Dallas-Fort Worth and Dubai.
The vision of this “flying car” is to shuttle passengers from rooftop to rooftop, saving time and reducing traffic on the roads. The head of product at Uber says the Elevate project is closer than people may think. Especially with news that rideshares like Uber and Lyft actually increase traffic, this new ...read more
Bozoma Saint John is Uber’s first ever Chief Brand Officer. She has been working at Uber in this role for almost 6 months now, and has announced the direction where we can expect to see the Uber brand going.
Last week, Uber debuted an NBA themed advertising campaign titled “Rolling with the Champion”. In the ad you can see NBA pros and ESPN SportsCenter anchor as an Uber driver. Saint John plans to place Uber at the forefront of pop culture, where she believes Uber will flourish.
At first glance, this seems like an interesting move for Uber. Right ...read more